GPACAC Paul Max Service Scholarship


The 2020 Paul Max Service Scholarship awards one scholarship to a student in the Great Plains each year. The scholarship amount is $1,000. The award is intended to help pay for tuition, housing, fees and/or books. Scholarship recipients will be notified of the decision by mid-April. This scholarship is a one-time award and will be mailed to your post-secondary educational institution of choice.  


Students must meet all the following scholarship requirements listed below:

  • Be a May/June 2020 high school graduate
  • Attend high school/home school in Nebraska, Kansas, or Oklahoma
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 and above (or equivalent)
  • Have completed a minimum of 100 community service hours from freshman year to date of application

To apply for the 2020 scholarship:

  • Complete the 2020 application form
  • Answer the essay question below (500 word maximum)

Essay Topic

Describe a specific community service experience. How did the experience affect you? How did it impact your leadership?

Paul Max Service Scholarship Application


The scholarship application is now open and will close on February 15, 2020.